Welcome to the Cogswell Library!

We connect the college to ideas and information through a variety of formats.

Need help?

If you need any help logging in or just need more information on any of the databases, email the librarian now!

Digital Resources Available to Students

Please follow individual instructions for each library database.

Safari Ebooks and Videos

A collection of over 30 thousand eBooks and 30 thousand streaming videos. Click on link and use your cogswell.edu email for authentication.


EBSCO Host provides full text academic journals, magazines, and newspapers.
For login information, email. Do not click on EBSCO until you have been provided with the passwords by Louise Pasternack.

World Book

The entire 26 volume World Book Encyclopedia is now available online for the Cogswell community. Click on link while on campus.
What you can access with World book:
Geopgraphy and maps
Animals and anatomy
Current political information
Historical events and more
Plus illustrations, 3d panoramic views, and video clips


A database containing general encyclopedias, eBooks, and eMagazines. Only accessible from the library computers. Ask librarian for login.


Online access to over 200 E books selected individually for our College. Available 24/7 from anywhere. Enter your cogswell.edu email in the box and it will send you a confirmation code so you can access it in the future.